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    Small to Medium Enterprise Operators

    Systems to effectively manage and develop your small or medium sized business
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    a time saving web-based library of systems, procedures and templates for small/medium sized businesses.


Available Packages

New and exciting business systems that your business can use.
$250 or from $11/paper (incl GST)

This Product can be Bought as a Package or as

  • Individual Papers (government loans/grants/support payments/incentives to spend)
    Some papers available for free while others for a fee
  • “Business Survival Package for SMEs” – an introduction to the challenges facing businesses
    $69 including GST
  • “Business Evaluation for SMEs” – a “reference paper” on strategies to assist business survival
    $120 including GST
  • “Survival in Difficult Times for SMEs Workbook” – a detailed set of questionnaires on 37 segments of a business to assist business survival
    $150 including GST
  • “Survival in Difficult Times Combined SME Package” – a Complete Package to Assist a Leadership Team to Evaluate All Segments of the Business
    $250 Including GST
  • 12 months subscription
    Subscribers will receive updates and new material prepared for Survival in Difficult Times for the balance of the twelve months subscription
  • COVID-19 Survival Panel
    In conjunction with 10 of our affiliates, who have significant expertise in advising accountants and/or small businesses and medium-sized enterprises, ESS Small Business is presenting the twenty-third in a series of webinars on Wednesday  28th October 2020 at 12-noon AEST the "COVID-19 Survival Panel", an information webinar to answer questions and to discuss issues relevant to the challenges facing SMEs in this very challenging time.
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  • Purchase Individual Papers


Packages from $99 (incl GST)

Combined Crowd Sourced Funding Package for...
Small Proprietary Companies & Small Public Companies

Key characteristics for Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising:

  • Group turnover under $25 million last twelve months
  • Group asset value under $25 million
  • Not listed on a stock exchange or a financial market anywhere in the world

Includes the following 7 packages, also sold separately:

  • SMEs Introduction to Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising
  • Understanding the CS F Offer Document Process
  • Overview of the Crowd Sourced Funding Offer Document
  • Preparing the Crowd Sourced Funding Offer Document
  • Introducing the Crowd Sourced Funding Intermediary
  • Investors and Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising
  • Post Crowd Sourced Funding Capital Raising
$199.00 (incl GST)

The Grant Identifier will assist business people to gain an understanding of the Federal, State, Territory Grants that the business may be eligible to apply for.

The process commences with a business person completing the Business Profile Form and emailing that form to ESS Small Business and at the same time making payment of the subscription fee.

ESS Small Business will process the information to identify grants that this business might be “Potentially Eligible” to apply for and produce a Grant Report together with individual article(s) on each of the grants identified in the report and if applicable, individual Application Requirements Forms which the business can utilise to assist in the preparation of Grant Applications.

If the business requests ESS Small Business to assist with the preparation of individual grant applications, we will prepare a separate proposal in relation to those grants.

Download Business Profile Form
$265.00 (incl GST)

The SME Debtors’ Manual will assist a small/medium enterprise to effectively manage the very important asset category – “Sundry Debtors”.

The manual includes suggested procedures, forms and addendums as follows:

  • Introduction to Effective Debtors’ Management
  • Debtors’ Management System Checklist
  • Setting Up An Effective Debtors’ Management System
  • Being Diligent On Transactions
  • Proactive Monitoring of Debtors
  • Debtors management
  • Monthly Debtors Timetable
  • Debtors Systems Staff Training
  • Debt Recovery Letters
  • Cash Flow Management Hints
  • + more...
$350.00 (incl GST)

This package will assist a SME to address the complex questions relating to leadership at all levels in a business. The SME Leadership Package includes Papers and PowerPoint slides for use by Facilitators and Participants relating to the key areas of Leadership:

  • Leadership - Index and Introduction
  • Teams and Teamwork
  • Leadership - Making the Difference
  • Developing Leadership People Skills
  • Developing Relationships and Trust
  • Motivation
  • Coaching and Counselling
  • Delegation
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Evaluation Survey Consideration and Conduct Overview
  • + more...
$ 795 Individual | $1,495 Business (incl GST)

Learn how to sell what you make in your own time and at your own pace...

The SALES FACTOR correspondence/online course is the evolution of Trevor and Eve’s highly-rated and successful 2 day selling skills course – High Performance Selling.

The course can be completed on an individual basis or as a team
It's more fun if you can do it with someone else – but not essential.

at the end of the course:

  • You will know the Truth, the whole Truth and nothing but the Truth – about Selling, irrespective of the current economic conditions.
  • You will be able to Sell with Complete Confidence.
  • You will understand the Psychology of Selling and Why People buy from You.
  • You will be able to Influence people and consistently outperform the competition.
  • You will know the Laws of Selling. You uphold them, and everyone wins;  You break them, and everyone loses.
  • You will learn the secrets of how to ask questions – that sell.
  • You will be able to deliver world-class Presentations.
  • You will know how to handle any Objection and in most cases before they even come up.
  • You will learn how to close More Sales – More Often.
  • You will have at your fingertips – the A-Z of prospecting for new business... irrespective of your industry or profession.
  • You will be on track to deliver outrageous service and build a ‘tribe’ of raving fans.
  • You will learn how to crack the Sales management Code and be your own Sales Manager.
$2,970 (yearly) / $273.00 (monthly)
(incl GST)

A package including:

  • Employment HR Handbook
  • Workplace Health & Safety Handbook
  • Employment Contract Templates:
  • casual employees
  • Full time employees
  • part time employees
  • Other Employment Related Forms
  • + more...
$150.00 (incl GST)

An 8-page agreement for contractors which is ready for use by any type of entity.

  • Company Name
  • Contractor Name
  • Both Parties Agree That
  • Contractor
  • + more...
$150.00 (incl GST)

A 9-page contract for casual employees which is ready for use by any type of entity.

  • Employment Commencement Date/Position
  • Probation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Ordinary Hours of Work
  • + more...
$265.00 (incl GST)

A 12-page contract for full time employees which is ready for use by any type of entity.

  • Employment Commencement Date/Position
  • Probation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Ordinary Hours of Work
  • + more...
$150.00 (incl GST)

A 12-page contract for part time employees which is ready for use by any type of entity.

  • Employment Commencement Date/Position
  • Probation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Ordinary Hours of Work
  • + more...
$1,650.00 (yearly) / $152.00 (monthly)
(incl GST)

A 44-page Handbook that should be part of every employer’s business system.

  • Induction Form
  • Introduction
  • Human Resources Policy
  • + more...
$1,650.00 (yearly) / $152.00 (monthly)
(incl GST)

A 40-page handbook that gives employers an introduction overview to Workplace Health & Safety issues for their business, irrespective of the size of the business.

  • Induction Form
  • Workplace Health and Safety Policy
  • Human Resources Policy
  • + more...

Welcome to ESS Small Business

The ESS Small Business website has been developed to assist small/medium enterprise operators source articles, papers and templates on a wide range of subjects critical to the successful operation of a small/medium enterprise.

Within virtually every section of ESS Small Business, there are free articles which you're invited to download and use within your business activities.  There are also articles available for purchase within most sections.  Payments for these articles need be made by PayPal.

We will be introducing new articles and material virtually every week to keep you informed of the developments within small/medium enterprises.

We've negotiated favourable subscription prices with a number of other organisations which supply products and services for the small/medium enterprise market.  All you have to do is follow the links on the ESS Small Business website.  Each link will take you to a business partner's website which you can review and decide whether you wish to subscribe to any of their acticles or products.

If you have any suggestions on content to be included within ESS Small Business, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Best wishes for a successful career in small/medium enterprises from the team at ESS Small Business.

In most sections, there are articles is a web-based resource that provides small business owners and managers with business advisory information, products and tools to help support their small to medium enterprise (SME) .

WHAT'S IN ESS Small Business?

ESS Small Business' resources under popular topics:

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WHY CHOOSE ESS Small Business?

ESS Small Business can assist you to:

  • Systems to effectively manage and develop your small or medium sized business
  • Information to stay up-to-date with Australian business developments & legislation
  • Create systemised approaches to your business development to ensure success

The way we do business is changing... it is now critical that as a business owner or manager you work ON your business rather than IN your business.
Peter Towers: Accountant, Consultant and Business Adviser


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